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Visitor safety under the spotlight in new walker safety video

16/04/2018

Visitor safety in Tasmania's national parks and reserves has received a major investment with a suite of projects, including a new feature video on bushwalking preparation and safety.More

Draft Frenchmans Cap Recreation Zone Plan 2018

12/04/2018

The Parks and Wildlife Service has released the Draft Recreation Zone Plan 2018 for the Frenchmans Cap area.More

Redeveloped Lake Tahune Hut now open

12/04/2018

A locally designed and built, energy-efficient and sustainable hut is now welcoming bushwalkers at Lake Tahune on the Frenchmans Cap Track in the Tasmanian Wilderness World Heritage Area.More

Maria Island - Ruins of Darlington

Virtual Visit

Take a look around the ruins of Darlington. Enter the Coffee Palace if you dare...

Present-day view of the main cluster of buildings at Darlington (Steve Johnson)
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The buildings that stand around the courtyard at Darlington reveal the long and layered history that makes Maria Island so unique.